Johnny Rockets, the global restaurant chain, announced the appointment of Harry Yu to the position of senior director of information technology. Yu has more than twenty years of experience analyzing, developing, and implementing the IT infrastructure and operational improvements for a variety of brands.
Harry Yu joins the Johnny Rockets team from Amazon.com, where he was responsible for the Amazon fulfillment centers, managing IT operations, services, governance, and budget control. He trained and managed a team of engineers and technicians and was part of the group responsible for launching Amazon's world-class fulfillment centers. Prior to joining Amazon.com, Yu headed up IT for Fresh Enterprises, the parent company of Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill, and Canyons Burger Company.
"Harry is an important addition to our team," says James Walker, president of development and operations at Johnny Rockets. "Over the last two yeas, Johnny Rockets has become more information and data driven. We are committed to continue our investment in state-of-the-art technology at our restaurant support center and in our restaurants in both domestic and international markets. Harry will be instrumental in helping us align our business strategies with our IT strategies and working with us to build new ways to engage our restaurant guests and our stakeholders."
Harry Yu will report directly to James Walker at Johnny Rockets corporate headquarters in Aliso Viejo, California.